London, Sept 3 : A recently discovered love letter written by Elizabeth Taylor to her "(still) husband", Richard Burton, about her 'pure animal pleasure' has been put up for sale for 35,000 pounds.
The private letter, which reads "I wish I could tell you of my love for you, of my fear, my pure animal pleasure of you, my jealousy, my anger at you..", was written in pencil, the Daily Express reported.
Washington, Jan. 10 : Lindsay Lohan had been accused of stealing a pricey bracelet that once belonged to Elizabeth Taylor, while she was filming the legendary actress' biopic.
According to a source, the troubled actress had befriended Taylor's longtime nurse while shooting the movie.
London, November 20 : Newly published private diaries of Richard Burton reveal his love for Elizabeth Taylor and how his heavy drinking put a strain on their second marriage.
Pages of the diaries, published by the Daily Mail, shed light into how Burton and Taylor reunited a year after the collapse of their first marriage in 1974 while on a holiday in South Africa in October 1975.
Washington, Oct 25 : Elizabeth Taylor surpassed Michael Jackson as the highest-earning dead celebrity in the past year, with her estate pulling in 210 million dollars, much of it from the auction of her jewels, costumes and artwork, Forbes said on Wednesday.
Jackson, who died in 2009, dropped into second place with earnings of 145 million, followed by Elvis Presley with 55 million dollars.
London, October 11 : Elizabeth Taylor allegedly slept with Ronald Reagan when she was a teenager and enjoyed a threesome with President John F. Kennedy and actor Robert Stack.
London, April 14 : Elizabeth Taylor had a great love of jewels, especially diamonds, her friends have revealed in a new documentary.
Screen divas Joan Collins and Liza Minnelli - each famed for their own diamond-encrusted lives - are among the contributors to the new documentary about Taylor, who died last year.
London, Apr 2 : The gold cape worn by Elizabeth Taylor in the classic movie ‘Cleopatra’ has been auctioned for whopping 37,000 pounds.
The garment, designed to look like the wings of a phoenix, helped the 1963 blockbuster bag an Oscar for Best Costume Design.
The Hollywood legend wore it in scenes where Cleopatra entered Rome and when she committed suicide with a snake bite.
Washington, Feb 8 : A collection of artwork owned by the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor fetched 21.9 million dollars at an auction.
Vincent Van Gogh's landscape Vue de l'asile de la Chapelle de Remy, which hung in the living room of the late star's California home, was the biggest draw of the Christie's sale in London on Tuesday where it netted 16 million dollars.
London, Dec 21 - An auction of late actress Elizabeth Taylor's belongings has raised $156.6 million.
The money from the collection of jewellery, gowns, artwork and memorabilia from films of the late actress will go to the Elizabeth Taylor Trust, with a portion of the profits to be donated to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
New York, Dec 19 : Elizabeth Taylor’s dog almost ate her world-famous La Peregrina pearl — which sold at auction this past week for a record 11.8 million dollars —just moments after she got it as a Valentine’s gift from husband Richard Burton.
Washington, Dec 14 : Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection set a new world record on Tuesday after selling for 118 million dollars at an auction.
Buyers from around the world phoned in to bid on the late actress' jewels, with several items selling for 10 times their estimated value.
New Delhi, Dec 14 - A rare 16th century pearl, known as La Peregrina, from the collection of late Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor's jewels has created a new auction price record at $11,842,500.
The heritage pearl, one of the lots in the opening auction of the Collection of Elizabeth Taylor by Christie's in New York, was estimated at $3 million.
Washington, Dec 13 : Elizabeth Taylor's iconic wig, which she sported in classic film Cleopatra has fetched 16000 dollars - much above the expected range - at an auction.
The item was one of three versions created for the late actress, who died in March (11), to don the role of the young queen of Egypt in the 1963 movie.
Los Angeles, Nov 18 - A trailer used by late actress Elizabeth Taylor on the sets of 1963 movie "Cleopatra", is set to go under the hammer.
The heavily-customised Aljo dressing room/trailer cost moviemakers at Twentieth Century Fox a reported $75,000 so that the actress could prepare for takes surrounded by the opulence of ancient Egypt.
The trailer boasts of lavender carpeting, hand-painted ceilings and murals, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
London, November 16 : More than 950 items belonging to Elizabeth Taylor, including jewellery, clothes, shoes and pieces of art, will be put up for sale in Christie’s first solely online auction.
Prices will start from 62 pounds for a pair of Chanel earrings and go up to 6,300 pounds for a diamond and 18-carat white gold necklace set with 126 circular-cut diamonds.
Washington, Oct 17 : Late screen legend Dame Elizabeth Taylor was honoured at a memorial service in Hollywood, which was attended by famous stars including Sir Michael Caine, Colin Farrell and Sir Elton John.
The `Cleopatra' icon died in March this year after losing her long battle with congestive heart disease, sending the showbiz world into mourning.
London, Sept 23 : The wedding dresses worn by late actress Dame Elizabeth Taylor will be sold off later this year as part of an auction of her clothes and accessories.
The gowns that she wore when she married Richard Burton in 1964 and again in 1975, will be among a collection of 400 dresses, handbags and shoes that will go under the hammer at Christie''s auction house in New York December this year.
Washington, Sept 22 : Late actress Elizabeth Taylor was reportedly going to be a defence witness in the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s physician Dr. Conrad Murray.
The ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ actress, who died in March aged 79, was believed to claim that Jackson drugged his doctors to force them to give him more painkillers.
London, Sep 20 - Soccer ace David Beckham is reportedly planning to buy late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery for wife Victoria, when it is auctioned in December.
Beckham is keen to splash on the late screen legend's 2.9 million pounds worth of diamonds, contactmusic. com reports.
London, Sept 8 : Elizabeth Taylor's world-renowned jewellery collection valued at 30million dollars will be auctioned at Christie's in New York in December.
London, Aug 24 : The late Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor has been voted the most photogenic celebrity of all time, beating figures such as Jennifer Aniston and David Beckham.
According to the survey conducted by MyMemory. com, a leading photo book website, Aniston and Beckham were placed second and third in the survey.
London, June 30 : Late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's collection of jewellery, art and designer clothing are to be exhibited around the world.
The announcement was made by Christie's auction house, and the three-month tour will start in September and include stops in Moscow, London and Dubai before the items are sold at an auction in New York.
London, June 11 : Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor's mansion is up for grabs at 5.25 million pounds.
The luxurious house in Hollywood's Bel Air has been put up for sale after Taylor's death in March, reports thesun. co. uk.
The Oscar winning actress, who died at 79, spent the last 30 years of her life in the house, which is a 1960s ranch-style building. It has six bedrooms and a mosaic tile pool.(IANS)
Washington, June 3 : Martin Scorsese is a frontrunner to depict Dame Elizabeth Taylor''s tempestuous relationship with Richard Burton in a new film.
According to Deadline. com, the deal is being finalized by Paramount Pictures to develop a project based on Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger''s book ''Furious Love'', reports Contactmusic.
London, May 24 : Late Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor's California home has been put up for sale for $8.6 million.
Taylor lived in the 1960s ranch-style house in Bel Air for 30 years until her death in March because of congestive heart failure.
"(The house was) where we all gathered, especially at Thanksgiving and Easter... She never entertained the notion of moving," femalefirst. co. uk quoted Taylor's son Christopher Wilding as saying.
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